Friendswood Fourth of July Activities and Roadway Reminders

By: City of Friendswood
| Published 07/01/2021



July 4th evening events at Centennial Park begin at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 4th.

There is no public parking at Centennial Park. Instead, a shuttle service will be provided from Friendswood High School and Friendswood Methodist Church. A bus to accommodate those with special needs will be available at Mary Queen Catholic Church. Masks are encouraged. Fireworks will begin at approximately 9:20 p.m.

Shuttles will run to Centennial Park from 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. Friendswood police officers will provide security services at the shuttle locations.

Beginning Saturday morning, July 3rd at 8 a.m. there will be parking restrictions in place for the Lakes of Falcon Ridge subdivision for both residents and non-residents. Parking will be limited to one side of the roadway for all streets in the subdivision. Vehicles blocking the roadways will be towed at the owner’s expense. Compliance will be strictly enforced by Friendswood Police from Saturday, July 3rd at 8 a.m. until Monday, July 5 at 8 a.m.

There are also temporary parking restrictions from Saturday, July 3rd at 8 a.m. until Monday, July 5 at 8 a.m. on both sides of FM 518 between Eagle Lakes Drive and Old Road and on Falcon Ridge, between Hawkhill Drive and West Blvd.

On Monday, July 5th, the Friendswood 126th Annual Fourth of July Celebration begins at 10 a.m. on S. Friendswood Drive (FM 518) at Heritage Drive. It concludes at Stevenson Park. Friendswood Police will be shutting down FM 518 at FM 2351 and FM 518 at Whispering Pines at approximately 9:45 a.m. All vehicular traffic will be stopped with barricades on all of the secondary streets between FM 2351 and Whispering Pines until the conclusion of the parade.

Following the Grand Parade, there will be vendors, games, food and entertainment in Stevenson Park. Friendswood officers will facilitate pedestrian crossing in front of Stevenson Park at the corner of Shadwell and S. Friendswood Drive. Please use caution and watch for pedestrian traffic during the event.

For any other questions about the 4th of July festivities, feel free to contact the Parks and Recreation office at 281-996-3220.